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 Gadshill,Gaff (g hard). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gaels.
 
A contraction of Gaid-heals (hidden rovers). The inhabitants of Scotland who maintained their ground in the Highlands against the Celts.   1
 


 Gadshill,Gaff (g hard). 

 
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